Connect with the Help, Support & Guidance You Deserve

On the road to PTSD recovery, sometimes we put ourselves in the care of people who don’t really know how to help us feel better. Or, people who don’t know or acknowledge how many different ways there are to move forward after trauma. There is no One Way to heal posttraumatic stress disorder. Luckily, there are many ways to heal, which means you’d better get away from people who think it’s their way or no way!

I received an interesting email from a psychiatrist and want to share it with you to give you strength, courage and the idea that you should be looking for the right person to help you move forward. Just because someone has a degree doesn’t mean they know what’s right for you. The psychiatrist wrote this:

I have met many clinicians who did not know how to help a client. Many of them tend to blame the client for their own lack of skills and insights. Rather than admitting that we don’t know what we’re doing and helping the client to connect with someone who does, many of us blame the client by saying that they “aren’t engaging in treatment”, or “appear to lack motivation.”

Every now and then, check in with your own instincts. Are you with the right professional? Are you receiving the help, support and guidance you deserve?

BIG NEWS!


When my PTSD recovery memoir was released we also launched PROJECT GIVE BACK:
 FREE with your copy of the book you will receive over $1,900 in PTSD support resources. How cool is that? I asked my colleagues to do something really special for you and they came through for me in a HUGE way. Check out all the details here.

This week on YOUR LIFE AFTER TRAUMA:

Click here to join me on Thursday night 7:05-8pm EST

All through the month of April we’re discussing hope for post-trauma recovery. Click here to see my upcoming guests on YOUR LIFE AFTER TRAUMA.

This week I’ll be chatting with my Dr. Sheela Raja about specific tools for PTSD recovery. Plus, my pal Priscilla Warner, author of LEARNING TO BREATHE: My Yearlong Quest to Bring Calm to My Life.

 
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